05 Jul

MILEY CYRUS, REGISTERED TRADEMARK IN THE EUROPEAN UNION


US pop star Miley Cyrus will be able to use her name as a registered trademark in the European Union (EU), after the European General Court (EGC)'s decision on the EU trademark 'MILEY CYRUS'. The case had been initially rejected by the EUIPO back in 2014, when the singer applied to register her stage name as a trademark with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

02 Jul

THE CHAMBER OF MADRID CHOOSES PONS IP TO LEAD THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND UNFAIR COMPETITION AREA OF CLUB CÁMARA'S NEW LEGAL DEPARTMENT


For the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Madrid, the need for specialization, the legal sector's complexity and its digital transformation were the main reasons to create a new Legal Department within Club Cámara Madrid.

01 Jul

PONS IP ADDS TWO NEW 'IP STARS' IN 2021


Jean Devaureix, our partner and head of patent litigation, has been listed as an 'IP Star' for the first time in the 2020/2021 ranking of 'Managing Intellectual Property' (MIP), an international intellectual property benchmark magazine.

08 Jun

WE SPEAK ABOUT THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON IP LEGAL SERVICES


We are living in times of technological transformation; the impact of technology not only on society but also on SMEs and large companies is unquestionable. The legal sector is no exception, as it has been forced to develop new competencies and skills to face the new challenges that arise in the process of accompanying and advising clients.

08 Jun

PONS IP, A NEW MEMBER OF GLOBAL LEGALTECH HUB


PONS IP joins Global LegalTech Hub (GLTH), an initiative that brings together more than 150 professionals, start-ups, corporations, law firms and institutions to promote and share knowledge related to the digital transformation and technological innovation in the legal sector.

01 Jun

OVERVIEW OF CHINA'S IP LAWS REVISIONS (2019-2021) AND MAJOR CHANGES TO THE PATENT LAW


The last 3 years, i.e. 2019, 2020, and 2021, have been very important for the context of intellectual property in China. Laws on intellectual property rights have been revised and have come into force in order to continue improving and strengthening the intellectual property protection system.

01 Jun

THE OUTBREAK OF COVID-19 AND PATENT FILING


The outbreak of COVID-19 around the world, the influence of the media on society and the implementation of regulations by health authorities, have led to the appearance of various products and devices related to health and hygiene that have been protected nationally or internationally by the filing of patent applications.

01 Jun

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR TRADEMARK ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND MARKETPLACES? TECHNOLOGY AND LEGAL STRATEGY AT THE SERVICE OF INTANGIBLE ASSETS


The immense popularity of social media and marketplaces, especially for certain industries such as fashion or cosmetic products, means that most of trademark infringements and breaches on the Internet occur on social media like Instagram and marketplaces like Amazon, eBay or AliExpress.